Red Cross blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations during National Blood Donor Month

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Severe weather forces blood drive cancellations causing thousands of donations to go uncollected

This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage.

 

Severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations already this year, with more than 150 blood drives forced to cancel causing over 5,500 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. This is in addition to seasonal illnesses, such as the flu, and hectic holiday schedules collectively contributing to more than 28,000 fewer donations than what was needed in November and December.

 

In the Southern Blood Services Region, which covers Georgia and parts of Florida and South Carolina, 12 blood drives were forced to cancel due to last week’s winter storm, causing nearly 250 donations to go uncollected.

 

“Even temporary disruptions to blood and platelet donations can diminish the availability for hospital patients,” said Clifford Numark, senior vice president, Red Cross Blood Services. “It’s the blood on the shelves that helps save lives in an emergency, and that’s why we’re asking eligible individuals to make an appointment to give blood or platelets today.” 

 

While serving local hospitals is the first priority, the Red Cross can move blood products to where they’re needed most. This allows generous donors throughout the country to contribute to the national blood supply and potentially help patients locally and in storm-affected areas.

 

While all blood types are urgently needed, there is a more critical need for the following blood and donation types right now:

 

 

 

How to help

Eligible donors can find a blood or platelet donation opportunity and schedule an appointment to donate by using the free Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass are encouraged to help speed up the donation process. RapidPass lets donors complete the pre-donation reading and answer the health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, by visiting redcrossblood.org/rapidpass from the convenience of a mobile device or computer, or through the Blood Donor App.

 

Who blood donations help

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood – a need that is all too real for Heather Hrouda and her family. Hrouda was 25 weeks pregnant with her fourth child when she began bleeding. An emergency cesarean section was performed, but Hrouda hemorrhaged during surgery. She received 14 units of blood and seven units of plasma before she and her newborn son, Rusher, were flown to a nearby hospital. There, she received additional transfusions, and Rusher was moved to the neonatal intensive care unit, where he also received a blood transfusion to increase his red blood cell count.

 

“My family and I are so thankful for all the blood donors,” said Hrouda. “It is safe to say that without their time and donations, Rusher and I would not be here today. Because of donors, I get to watch my kids grow up and become the adults they dream of being.”

 

The Hroudas are just two examples of the many patients who depend on blood and platelet donors. Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or sickle cell disease may all require blood to save their lives. The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country.

 

Upcoming blood donation opportunities Jan. 8-31

1/8/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Brunswick Zone XL, 775 Cobb Place Blvd.

Kennesaw

1/8/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., The Church At Covington, 11975 Highway 142 North

Oxford

1/8/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/8/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., American Legion Post 294, 3282 Florence Road

Powder Springs

1/8/2018: 2:30 - 6 p.m., Fayetteville Christian Church, 114 Hickory Road

Fayetteville

1/8/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Tyrone Library, 143 Commerce Drive

Tyrone

1/8/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Mountain Lake Church, 3105 Dahlonega Highway

Cumming

1/8/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/8/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/8/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/8/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Greenville United Methodist Church, 502 N. Talbotton St.

Greenville

1/8/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 N Main St.

Conyers

1/9/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Planet Fitness, 299 Molly Lane

Woodstock

1/9/2018: 3 - 8 p.m., Kennesaw First Baptist Church, 2958 N. Main St.

Kennesaw

1/9/2018: 3:30 - 8:30 p.m., Harrison High School, 4500 Due West Road

Kennesaw

1/9/2018: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center, 677 Church St.

Marietta

1/9/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/9/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., East Cobb United Methodist Church, 2325 Roswell Road NE

Marietta

1/9/2018: 2 - 6 p.m., Cowart Family Ashford Dunwoody YMCA, 3692 Ashford Dunwoody Road

Atlanta

1/9/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, 152 Antioch Road

Fayetteville

1/9/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/9/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Two Midtown Plaza, 1360 Peachtree St., NE

Atlanta

1/9/2018: 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Cherokee Town and Country Club, 155 West Paces Ferry Road

Atlanta

1/9/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Target Sandy Springs Prado, 5570 Roswell Road

Atlanta

1/9/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/9/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/9/2018: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m., Nathan Dean Center, 604 Goodyear St.

Rockmart

1/10/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/10/2018: 3 - 8 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 2855 Briarcliff Road NE

Atlanta

1/10/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., City of Cumming, 301 Veterans Memorial Blvd.

Cumming

1/10/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/10/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/10/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/11/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/11/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/11/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/11/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/11/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Wellstar Paulding Hospital, 2518 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway

Hiram

1/11/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 106 West Taylor St.

Griffin

1/12/2018: 3 - 8 p.m., Fairfield Plantation Recreation Center, 1602 Lakeview Parkway

Villa Rica

1/12/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wellstar Towne Lake Urgent Care, 120 Stonebridge Parkway, Suite 310

Woodstock

1/12/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/12/2018: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., DeKalb County Tax Commissioner, 4380 Memorial Drive

Decatur

1/12/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Otwell Middle School, 605 Tribble Gap Road

Cumming

1/12/2018: 8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/12/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/12/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., TradeWind Coffee Co., 2300 Liam Ave Suite 200

Dacula

1/12/2018: 1 - 6 p.m., Grayson United Methodist Church, 555 Grayson Parkway

Grayson

1/12/2018: 8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/12/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Manchester High School, 405 5th Ave.

Manchester

1/13/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/13/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Northside Hospital - Forsyth County, 1200 Northside Forsyth Drive

Cumming

1/13/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/13/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Fresh Start Church, 2021 West Liddell Road

Duluth

1/13/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/13/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/14/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/14/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 179 East Lanier Ave.

Fayetteville

1/14/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/14/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/14/2018: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Cathedral of Christ the King, 2699 Peachtree Road, NE

Atlanta

1/14/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/15/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Fort Daniel Elementary School, 1725 Auburn Road

Dacula

1/15/2018: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m., Canton American Legion, 160 McClure St.

Canton

1/15/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., LA Fitness, 3999 Austell Road, Suite 101

Austell

1/15/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/15/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Monticello Baptist Church, 334 W Greene St.

Monticello

1/15/2018: 2:30 - 7:30 p.m., First Christian Church of Atlanta, 4532 Lavista Road

Tucker

1/15/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Newton High School, 1 Ram Way

Covington

1/15/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., Jersey Mike's, 2050 Highway 124

Snellville

1/15/2018: 2:30 - 7:30 p.m., Gold's Gym, 4600 Legend Place

Douglasville

1/15/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/15/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/15/2018: 1 - 6 p.m., Georgia Institute of Technology, 350 Ferst Drive

Atlanta

1/15/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/15/2018: 2:30 - 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 106 West Taylor St.

Griffin

1/16/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/16/2018: 2:30 - 7:30 p.m., Decatur First United Methodist Church, 300 East Ponce De Leon Ave.

Decatur

1/16/2018: 2:30 - 7:30 p.m., Parkview High School, 998 Cole Road

Lilburn

1/16/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Hunter Park Community Center, 8830 Gurley Road

Douglasville

1/16/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., Crossroads Church, 5960 Stewart Parkway

Douglasville

1/16/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Silver City Elementary School, 6200 Dahlonega Highway

Cumming

1/16/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/16/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/16/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/16/2018: 12 - 5 p.m., West Georgia Technical College, 176 Murphy Campus Blvd.

Waco

1/17/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., Glanton-Hindsman Elementary School, 118 Glanton St.

Villa Rica

1/17/2018: 12 - 5 p.m., Clayton State University, 2000 Clayton State Blvd.

Morrow

1/17/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/17/2018: 2:15 - 7 p.m., Tritt Elementary School, 4435 Post Oak Tritt Road

Marietta

1/17/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Ryder Truck, 6000 Windward Parkway

Alpharetta

1/17/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/17/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/17/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/17/2018: 2:30 - 7:30 p.m., Thomaston Civic Center, 101 Civic Center Drive

Thomaston

1/17/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/17/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/17/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., Duluth First United Methodist Church, 3208 Highway 120

Duluth

1/18/2018: 1 - 6 p.m., First Baptist Church of Covington, 1139 Usher St.

Covington

1/18/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/18/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Georgia Bureau of Investigation, 3121 Panthersville Road

Decatur

1/18/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Bank of America, 2059 Northlake Parkway

Tucker

1/18/2018: 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., WellStar Douglas Hospital B Building, 8954 Hospital Drive

Douglasville

1/18/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/18/2018: 7 a.m. - 1 p.m., Mt Vernon Presbyterian School, 510 Mt Vernon Highway

Atlanta

1/18/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Dahlberg Hall, 30 Courtland St.

Atlanta

1/18/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/18/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Alcon, 11460 Johns Creek Parkway

Duluth

1/18/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/18/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Georgia Highlands College, 25 Courthouse Square

Dallas

1/18/2018: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Gwinnett County Employees, 75 Langley Drive

Lawrenceville

1/19/2018: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Newton College and Career Academy, 144 Ram Drive

Covington

1/19/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Shot Spot, 970 Hays Mill Road

Carrollton

1/19/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/19/2018: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., Northside Hospital - Forsyth County, 1200 Northside Forsyth Drive

Cumming

1/19/2018: 8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/19/2018: 2 - 6 p.m., Coyote Logistics, 960 North Point Parkway, Suite 150

Alpharetta

1/19/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/19/2018: 8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/19/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 625 Old Peachtree Road NW

Suwanee

1/20/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/20/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 1920 Skyview Road

Lithia Springs

1/20/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Lucerne Baptist Church, 4805 Stone Mountain Highway

Lilburn

1/20/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/20/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/20/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/21/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral, 212 Riverside Parkway

Austell

1/21/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/21/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/21/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/21/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., All Saints' Episcopal Church, 634 W. Peachtree St. NW

Atlanta

1/21/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/21/2018: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Blvd.

Roswell

1/22/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Etowah High School, 6565 Putnam Ford Drive

Woodstock

1/22/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/22/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Fayette County Public Library, 1821 Heritage Parkway

Fayetteville

1/22/2018: 2:30 - 7 p.m., Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road

Cumming

1/22/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/22/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/22/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Porsche Cars North America, One Porsche Drive

Atlanta

1/22/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sandy Springs Library, 395 Mt Vernon Highway

Atlanta

1/22/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/22/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., Paulding County Sheriff - Senior Center, 54 Industrial Way N

Dallas

1/22/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., The Church of Joy, 3080 Highway 362 West

Williamson

1/23/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tanner Medical Center, 601 Dallas Highway

Villa Rica

1/23/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/23/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/23/2018: 3 - 7:30 p.m., Alpharetta First United Methodist Church, 69 North Main St.

Alpharetta

1/23/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Eastside Medical Center, 1700 Medical Way

Snellville

1/23/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/23/2018: 2:30 - 7:30 p.m., Fernbank Elementary, 157 Heaton Park Drive

Atlanta

1/23/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/23/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Prospect United Methodist Church, 6752 GA-212

Covington

1/24/2018: 12 - 5 p.m., Harbins Elementary School, 3550 New Hope Road

Dacula

1/24/2018: 12 - 5 p.m., Reinhardt College - Hasty Student Life Center, 7300 Reinhardt College Circle

Waleska

1/24/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/24/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Emory University Woodruff Physical Education Center, 26 Eagle Row

Atlanta

1/24/2018: 2 - 6:30 p.m., Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church, 5312 West Mountain St.

Stone Mountain

1/24/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Forsyth County Board of Education, 1120 Dahlonega Highway

Cumming

1/24/2018: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Sanctuary Park, 1125 Sanctuary Park

Alpharetta

1/24/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/24/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/24/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/24/2018: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., East Paulding Primary Care Center, 176 Marietta Highway

Hiram

1/24/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Rockdale Family Practice, 2020 Honey Creek Parkway

Conyers

1/24/2018: 1 - 6 p.m., The Goddard School, 3710 Old Atlanta Road

Suwanee

1/25/2018: 12 - 5 p.m., University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St.

Carrollton

1/25/2018: 3 - 8 p.m., Central High School, 113 Central High Road

Carrollton

1/25/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Insperity, 1825 Barrett Lakes Blvd., Suite 400

Kennesaw

1/25/2018: 1 - 6 p.m., Walmart, 3245 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Highway

Suwanee

1/25/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/25/2018: 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Tucker High School, 5036 Lavista Road

Tucker

1/25/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/25/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/25/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/25/2018: 1 - 6 p.m., Greensboro First United Methodist Church, 202 West Broad St.

Greensboro

1/25/2018: 1 - 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 375 Thomaston St.

Barnesville

1/26/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Tanner Medical Center, 705 Dixie St.

Carrollton

1/26/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/26/2018: 1 - 7 p.m., Loganville First United Methodist Church, 221 Main St.

Loganville

1/26/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., Lassiter High School, 2600 Shallowford Road

Marietta

1/26/2018: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., DeKalb County Government, 1300 Commerce Drive

Decatur

1/26/2018: 8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/26/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Consulate General of Mexico, 1700 Chantilly Drive NE

Atlanta

1/26/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/26/2018: 8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/26/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Standard Textile, 1 Peerless Road

Thomaston

1/27/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Woodstock Christian Church, 7700 Highway 92

Woodstock

1/27/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/27/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/27/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/27/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/28/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/28/2018: 8 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., Marietta First United Methodist Church, 56 Whitlock Ave.

Marietta

1/28/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., St. Theresa's Catholic Church, 4401 Prestley Mill Road

Douglasville

1/28/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/28/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/28/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/29/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., Chick-Fil-A, 1156 Bankhead Highway

Carrollton

1/29/2018: 3 - 7 p.m., Ryze Fitness, 753 Industrial Blvd.

Villa Rica

1/29/2018: 2:45 - 7:45 p.m., St. Clements Episcopal Church, 2795 Ridge Road

Canton

1/29/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Gold's Gym, 301 Gold Creek Trail

Woodstock

1/29/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Corinth Christian Church, 1635 Highway 81 SW

Loganville

1/29/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., SJV & Associates, 1000 Cobb Place Blvd., Suite 400

Kennesaw

1/29/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/29/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Eastside Elementary School, 1225 Eastside School Road

Senoia

1/29/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/29/2018: 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/29/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Georgia Institute of Technology, 350 Ferst Drive

Atlanta

1/29/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/30/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Carroll EMC, 155 N. Highway 113

Carrollton

1/30/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., The Home Depot, 2200 Riverstone Blvd.

Canton

1/30/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/30/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Evergreen Lenox Park, 100 Lenox Park Circle NE

Atlanta

1/30/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/30/2018: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m., Northside Hospital Johnson Ferry, 980 Johnson Ferry Road

Atlanta

1/30/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Georgia Institute of Technology, 350 Ferst Drive

Atlanta

1/30/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Daniel Corporation, 1075 Peachtree St., Suite 1475

Atlanta

1/30/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/30/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/30/2018: 2  - 6 p.m., South Paulding Middle School, 592 Nebo Road

Dallas

1/30/2018: 1 - 6 p.m., Walmart, 3786 Hamilton Mill

Buford

1/30/2018: 2:30 - 7:30 p.m., Bruster's Ice Cream, 5314 Five Forks Trickum

Lilburn

1/31/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Lilburn Branch Library/City Hall, 4817 Church St. NW

Lilburn

1/31/2018: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Lanier High School, 918 Buford Highway

Sugar Hill

1/31/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Energy Sports & Fitness, 3362 Acworth Summit Blvd.

Acworth

1/31/2018: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Cobb County Dept. of Human Resources, 100 Cherokee St.

Marietta

1/31/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Cobb Blood Donation Center, 2145 Roswell Road Suite 250

Marietta

1/31/2018: 2 - 7 p.m., Mountain Park United Methodist Church, 1405 Rockbridge Road

Stone Mountain

1/31/2018: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Shiloh Point Elementary, 8145 Majors Road

Cumming

1/31/2018: 12 - 5 p.m., Burns & McDonnell, 3650 Mansell Road, Suite 300

Alpharetta

1/31/2018: 12:45 - 7:15 p.m., Alpharetta Blood Donation Center, 3000 Old Alabama Road, Suite 110

Alpharetta

1/31/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Concourse 5, 5 Concourse Parkway

Atlanta

1/31/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Georgia Institute of Technology, 350 Ferst Drive

Atlanta

1/31/2018: 12:45 - 7:30 p.m., Midtown Blood Donation Center, 1955 Monroe Drive

Atlanta

1/31/2018: 12:45 - 7 p.m., Duluth Blood Donation Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500

Duluth

1/31/2018: 3 - 8 p.m., Paulding County High School, 1297 Villa Rica Highway

Dallas

1/31/2018: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Archer High School, 2255 New Hope Road

Lawrenceville

 

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.